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[audio]Alan Hovhaness Concert at St. John's Church, Berkeley California, February 1978 - Alan Hovhaness
Alan Hovhaness Concert recorded February 25, 1978 at St. John's Church in Berkeley, California. This concert was presented by 1750 Arch Street. Alan Hovhaness, composer & pianist Hinako Fujihara, soprano Jean Hovhaness Nandi, harpischord Part I Couperin: Pieces de Clavecin, Ordre XIII Hovhaness: Sonata for Harpsichord, Op. 306 (Premiere) Celestial Canticle for Soprano & Piano, Op. 305 (Premiere) Total Length 44:44 Part II: Hovhaness: Sonata for Piano "Ananda", Op...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,674
[audio]The World of Alan Hovhaness on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series, 1976 - Alan Hovhaness
American composer Alan Hovhaness (b. 1911, Somerville, Mass.) has successfully combined Eastern and Western music to produce unique works both exotic and immediately accessable. Incorporating music reflecting his Armenian heritage with procedures common in Medieval and pre-Baroque Western music, Hovhaness has produced an enormous catalogue of works after destroying his first thousand pieces which he regarded as learning pieces...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,667
[audio]Interview with Alan Rich, former KPFA Music Director, 1972 - Alan Rich, Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of KPFAs former Music Directors (1953-1960) who left to become music editor of New York Magazine. Mr Rich was in the Bay Area to report on activities of both the San Francisco Opera and the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART). He published a book on the future of the orchestra and is the author of Music: Mirror of the Arts. Recorded Saturday, November 11, 1972 in Berkeley.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 497
[audio]The Alex Blake Quintet performs at Other Minds 10, 2004 - Alex Blake
The Alex Blake Quintet performs at Other Minds 10 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2004. Alex Blake, bass Chris Hunter, soprano, alto and tenor saxophone Ted Cruz, piano Victor Jones, drums Bidal Roy, tables Panamanian-born and New York-raised, Alex Blake draws upon his eclectic Latin and post bop experience to create exciting and original music. Blake was precociously talented as a youth, touring with Sun Ra as a teenager, and later with Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard and M...
Keywords: Jazz
Downloads: 1,827
[audio]Alvin Lucier: Islands (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Alvin Lucier
The Other Minds Ensemble perform Alvin Lucier's composition Island (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The Other Minds Ensemble George Brooks, soprano saxophone Larry London, clarinet Robin May, English horn Susan Radcliff, trumpet Toyoji Tomita, trombone The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Stephen Weaver. Islands, for wind instruments and amplified snare drums, is the latest in a series of works by Alvin Lucier tha...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,213
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Alvin Lucier's Nothing Is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Alvin Lucier & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Alvin Lucier's piece Nothing Is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) (1990) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, piano & teapot with miniature sound system According to Lucier: In the Spring of 1990, Aki Takahashi asked me to write an arrangement of a Beatles song for her. She had just finished recording the complete piano music of Satie for Toshiba-EMI, the success of which had prom...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 3,160
[audio]US Premiere of Amelia Cuni & Werner Durand's "Ashtayama - Song of Hours" at Other Minds 10, 2004 - Amelia Cuni, Werner Durand
US Premiere of Amelia Cuni & Werner Durand's Ashtayama - Song of Hours (1997-98) performed at Other Minds 10 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2004. To purchase the studio recording of Ashtayama, please visit the Other Minds webstore at www.otherminds.org, http://otherminds.org/shtml/Ashtayama.shtml. Amelia Cuni, vocals Werner Durand, electronics Uli Sigg, projections first yama: sunrise second yama: morning third yama: midday fourth yama: afternoon fifth yama: sunset sixth yam...
Keywords: World Music
Downloads: 1,363
[audio]Amy X Neuburg performs "Six Little Stains" for solo voice and electronics at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Amy X Neuburg
Vocalist Amy X Neuburg performs Six Little Stains for solo voice and electronics (2002) at Other Minds 9 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 2003. You can purchase the studio version of this music on the Other Minds label, http://www.otherminds.org/shtml/Residue.shtml. Every Little Stain Stone My God The Tattoo Song Finally Black Residue Amy X Neuburg, vocalist These songs constitute a sampling of the solo repertoire I've been developing over the past two years...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Cabaret; Vocal
Downloads: 1,137
[audio]Annea Lockwood and Thomas Buckner performance at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Annea Lockwood
Annea Lockwood performs two pieces at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Annea Lockwood and Thomas Buckner: Duende (1997) Thomas Buckner, baritone; Annea Lockwood, tape Annea had this to say about Duende: "Duende was commissioned by Thomas Buckner, with whom I have collaborated for several years, composing two other works for him, Night and Fog and The Angle of Repose. This is the most collaborative of the three works, and draws on the remarkable and expressive array o...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 555
[audio]Anthony Braxton, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1985 - Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, December 5, 1985. The distinguished composer and improvisor, recently appointed to the music faculty at Mills College in Oakland, discusses foundation materials for vocabulary and structural models in his music. Using the seminal composition JMK-80/CFN-7 (Composition 26b) which he premiered in 1971 at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in San Francisco, Braxton illustrates his new me...
Keywords: Jazz; Interview
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[audio]Anthony Braxton interviewed in 1971 before his concert at the Palace of the Legion of Honor - Anthony Braxton
Breakfast Conversation in Concert: Anthony Braxton, as interviewed by Roland Young, Glen Howell, and Sandy Silver, with music from Anthony Braxton's concert the night before at the Palace of the Legion of Honor on October 10, 1971. Produced by Sandy Silver.
Downloads: 1,883
[audio]An Hour of Word Compositions by composer Anthony Gnazzo from KPFA's Ode To Gravity, 1971 - Anthony Gnazzo
An hour of word compositions by composer Anthony Gnazzo on KPFA's Ode To Gravity, 1971. Born in Plainville, Connecticut, in 1936, Gnazzo has resided in Oakland, California, since 1968 and is regarded as one of the most talented but hermetic West Coast Fluxus-influenced sound and visual poets. His use of cut-up techniques, mathematical structures and typography reflect an obsessive precision, reflected as well in the quality of his purely audio works...
Keywords: Text-Sound Composition
Downloads: 1,301
[audio]Panel Discussion on the Firing of Two Co-directors of the Mills College Tape Music Center, 1969 - Anthony J. Gnazzo & Lowell Cross
This program consists of a panel discussion on the subject of the firing of the two co-directors of the Mills College Tape Music Center (Anthony Gnazzo and Lowell Cross). KPFA Music Director Howard Hersh interviews Gnazzo, Cross, and composers Eugene Turitz, Alden Jenks, and Ann Kish and student representative Susan Lynch about the action of the college. The College was offered time to respond but declined...
Downloads: 207
[audio]António Pinho Vargas: Mirrors performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - António Pinho Vargas
Gloria Cheng performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' composition Mirrors (1989) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Gloria Cheng, piano According to Pinho Vargas: Mirrors was written in Amsterdam while I was studying with Klaas de Vries. The title being in a language other than Portuguese is related to this fact. In Mirrors I made use for the last time of a twelve-note series, but with what lack of discipline! So it is a musical gesture ...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 368
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs António Pinho Vargas' Dinky Toys at Other Minds 5, 1999 - António Pinho Vargas
Margaret Leng Tan performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' Dinky Toys (1979), arranged by the composer for her in 1999, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: Dinky Toys and General Complex are originally works for piano. António Pinho Vargas sent them to me with the following instructions: "You can do what you want (change register, organize, improvise, etc.) to play them on your toy pian...
Keywords: Music; Unconventional Instruments; Toy Piano; Other Minds Festival
Downloads: 696
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs António Pinho Vargas' General Complex at Other Minds 5, 1999 - António Pinho Vargas & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' General Complex (1995), arranged by Margaret Leng Tan, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: Dinky Toys and General Complex are originally works for piano. António Pinho Vargas sent them to me with the following instructions: "You can do what you want (change register, organize, improvise, etc.) to play them on your toy piano." I ...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 679
[audio]Astor Piazzolla on KPFA's Speaking Of Music, 1989 - Astor Piazzolla
Composer Astor Piazzolla interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at The Exploratorium in San Francisco on May 11, 1989. In this program, Astor Piazzolla reveals the history of tango, its derivation from the milonga, the development of the accordion-like bandoneon, and pivotal points in his own compositional career, importantly how he changed traditional tango to Nuevo Tango following his dismissal by teacher Nadia Boulanger in Paris...
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[audio]Astor Piazzolla, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1989 - Astor Piazzolla
Composer Astor Piazzolla interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, May 11, 1989. In this program, Astor Piazzolla reveals the history of tango, its derivation from the milonga, the development of the accordion-like bandoneon, and pivotal points in his own compositional career, importantly how he changed traditional tango to Nuevo Tango following his dismissal by teacher Nadia Boulanger in Paris...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 4,293
[audio]Interview with Stanley Shaff and Douglas McEachern, creators of Audium, a Theatre in Sound based in San Francisco - Audium
Charles Amirkhanian speaks with Stanley Shaff and Douglas McEachern about their creation, Audium, a Theatre in Sound located in San Francisco California. This interview, one of the first done by Amirkhanian who joined KPFA on 8 July 1969, honors two of the most innovative pioneers of modern spatial music. Shaff, who celebrates his 75th birthday on February 14, 2004, is a featured composer at Other Minds Festival 10, taking place in San Francisco March 4-5-6 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts...
Keywords: Sound Art
Downloads: 191
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